I learned in February of 2017 of a hardware vulnerability in a good number of Cisco appliances that will impact my life. The information below showed up in my Inbox, and my Cisco SE confirmed it.
I was quickly and easily able to leverage NCM's Hardware Inventory Report to identify every piece of equipment that is affected, based on Cisco's affected list of serial numbers. I know where every box is installed, and I have its configuration backed up and ready to redeploy on replacement equipment with a single click.
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